Holston FFA Excels In State Soils Evaluation

On November 7, Holston FFA members traveled to Powhatan, VA, to participate in the State Soils Evaluation Career Development Event. The team in the Junior Division placed 1st with Stacy D. being the top individual and Bethany S. placed 3rd individually.  The other members of the Junior Team were Sam A., Nick D. and Cortlyn K.  The team competing in the Senior Division placed 2nd.  Baylee T. placed 2nd and Kate C. placed 3rd individually.  Additional senior team members were Logan B.,  Maddie M., and Hunter T.   The Soils Evaluation CDE prepares students for careers in the soils fields.  Students have to identify different type of soil textures in topsoil and subsoil, evaluate drainage, slope, and land use.  Congraulations to the Soils Teams and their sponsors!

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